Subscribe today - find out more
Why you should consider BusinessDesk
Opinion

Twitter Blue leaves me cold

Henry Burrell
Thu, 11 Nov 2021

Twitter Blue leaves me cold
Customisation can't hide Twitter's inability to improve its service. (Image: Twitter/BusinessDesk)
Henry Burrell
Thu, 11 Nov 2021
Twitter has done what Facebook never dared and launched its first optional subscription tier. It gives paying users the ability to ‘undo’ tweets, change text and icon colours, and read some journalism ad-free, plus other things.I tapped to pay $4.99 per month despite being something of a Twitter lurker rather than an obsessive tweeter (don’t get me wrong, I spend a lot of time on it, albeit shamefully). For all but those with millions of followers, it doesn’t look worth the spend. Twitter Blue went live on...

Not convinced yet?

Subscribe to our Daily News Update free newsletter.

Listed Companies market close
NZ shares fall on first day of NZ's omicron outbreak
Ella Somers | Mon, 24 Jan 2022

Eroad led the NZX50 lower after delivering a mixed quarterly sales update. 

Media
Discovery wins Tova bout, ERA orders her to pay damages
Daniel Dunkley | Mon, 24 Jan 2022

The ERA has upheld Discovery's restraint of trade clause in the Tova O' Brien legal battle ensuring that she can't start at Today FM until March.

Markets
NZ shares slow down as traffic light turns red
Ella Somers | Mon, 24 Jan 2022

Aviation and tourism stocks are among those bearing the brunt of Sunday night's red light.

Sponsored
Grape expectation for first major wine auction

Buying wine at auction can be a smart way to build your cellar or discover a world of wine

Sponsored
How to pick the perfect real estate investment now

Now is a good time to get on the property investment ladder - here is how to get there.